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Ubuntu - Install Fira Code Font

This tutorial provides instructions for installing the Fira Code font in various versions of Ubuntu. This font is great for programming due providing various ligatures.

Ubuntu 16.04

sudo apt-install git
cd /tmp
git clone
sudo mv -i /tmp/FiraCode/distr/ttf /usr/share/fonts/truetype/fira-code
sudo fc-cache -fv

Ubuntu 18.04

You should be able to just run the following command (havn't testd). If that doesn't work, use the instructions from Ubuntu 16.04.

sudo apt update && \
sudo apt install fonts-firacode


Last updated: 18th August 2019
First published: 18th August 2019